Criminal Investigator Job Description

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Criminal Investigator Job Description


Job Title: Criminal Investigator


Job Type: Full-time, Contract


Job Location: [Insert Location]


Job Summary:


We are looking for a skilled Criminal Investigator to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for investigating crimes and incidents to determine if they violate criminal laws. The Criminal Investigator will collect evidence, interview witnesses and suspects, prepare reports and provide testimony in court.




• Conduct investigations into criminal activities such as fraud, theft, drug trafficking and violent crimes

• Collect and analyze physical and forensic evidence to determine the facts of a case

• Interview witnesses, victims and suspects to obtain information related to a case

• Research records and other sources of information related to a case

• Prepare detailed reports documenting the findings of an investigation

• Provide testimony in court related to the findings of an investigation

• Work with other law enforcement agencies to share information and coordinate investigations

• Develop and maintain relationships with community members to gather intelligence and information related to criminal activities

• Keep up to date with changes in laws and regulations related to criminal investigations




• Bachelor's degree in criminal justice, law enforcement or a related field

• Proven experience as a criminal investigator or in a similar investigative role

• Knowledge of investigative techniques and procedures

• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team

• Willingness to work irregular hours and respond to emergencies

• Valid driver's license and access to reliable transportation

• Must be able to pass a background check and drug screening

• Must be physically fit and able to perform the duties of the job, which may include standing, walking, running and lifting


Salary: [Insert salary range]


Benefits: [Insert benefits package]